Information for First Responders and Bystanders

Here you will find useful information for bystanders, first aiders or first aid providers, first responders & health professionals.

Australian Resuscitation Council Flowcharts

The ARC Flowcharts provide an easy to follow step by step guide to resuscitation techniques

RESTART A HEART DAY -Tuesday 16th October 2018

The ARC Tas Branch will soon be calling for volunteers to take part in a number of events around Tasmania to promote Only 1 in 10 survive a cardiac arrest     WE CAN BEAT THAT   Save the date   16th October  2018 –     http://restartaheart.net/ It’s time for Australians to join together. Make it your aim…

Shock Verdict Video -Response to comments & questions regarding compression only CPR depicted in the Shock Verdict video.

Shock Verdict video Response to comments & questions regarding compression only CPR depicted in the Shock Verdict video. The Shock Verdict video is a public health awareness campaign aimed at untrained bystanders to encourage them that any attempt at resuscitation is better than no attempt. Untrained bystanders have by definition no training in the delivery…

AUS ROC EPISTRY 2018 Resuscitation

BEC_2018_AusROCEpistry_2018_Resuscitation Regional variation in the characteristics, incidence and outcomes of out-ofhospital cardiac arrest in Australia and New Zealand: Results from the Aus-ROC Epistry☆    

The Ambulance Victoria 2016-17 Cardiac Arrest Registry Report

  The Ambulance Victoria 2016-17 Cardiac Arrest Registry Report was launched this morning by the Victorian Premier and Minister for Health and Ambulance Services. Key highlights are: Victorians are more likely than ever to survive cardiac arrest. 37 per cent of Victorians who were seen to collapse, found in a shockable rhythm and then received…